Alone Across the Pacific Ocean: Three Hundred Days of Rowing Solo Across the Pacific

Alone Across the Pacific Ocean: Three Hundred Days of Rowing Solo Across the Pacific

Even after crossing the Atlantic ocean on a rowing boat in 2006, Alex Bellini nonetheless felt the urge to problem himself once more. So, on twenty first February 2008, he climbed back into his boat to move the Pacific ocean on my own, on a trip from Peru to Australia. He had to move 10 time zones, 17,000 km and do greater than five million row strokes. A actual, and particularly psychological, problem. An event that's nearly mythical, within which Alex used to be capable by no means to think thoroughly on my own, due to the consistent help of millions of people who him through the internet, the radio, and particularly the sensation of entire team spirit with the encompassing ocean. An ocean than used to be no longer regularly pleasant.

After writing down his ideas, every day, he made us consider what all this time within the sea, on my own, intended for him: “it used to be as if the area of lands above sea point unexpectedly had disappeared.” certainly, whilst time turns into unending we can comprehend what relatively issues within the existence on a guy. Alex discovered that the worth of a guy can't be judged measuring his successes, yet with the desires that preserve him alive. In his publication he additionally tells the affection tale along with his spouse Francesca, that gave him the mandatory braveness to head on, from the land, far-off from him.

About the Author

Alex Bellini was once born in a small mountain village within the Northern a part of Italy, in 1978. In 1999 he's chosen to take part to the ultimate assessments for the Camel Trophy.

In 2000 he runs his first marathon in big apple, and in 2001 he participates within the Marathon des Sables, 260 km within the Moroccan desert.

In 2002 he runs the Alaska Ultrasport, a operating race of greater than six hundred km in Alaska, dragging a survival sledge.

In 2003 he participates, once again, to the Alaska Ultrasport, operating 1400 km in 27 days.

After makes an attempt, in 2005 Alex turns into the 1st guy to even row around the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic ocean by myself on a rowing boat attaining Fortaleza, (Brazil) after 226 days and 11.000 km.

On twenty first February 2008, at the related rowing boat, Alex is going down within the navigation historical past and marks a brand new checklist for the longest winning rowing of the Pacific ocean with a rowing boat.

In 2011, from June 18th to August twenty seventh, Alex runs from l. a. to manhattan. seven-hundred hours of operating, a hundred and twenty marathons in 70 days and greater than 5200 km and not using a unmarried time off the line.

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